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Trump on taxes: Simplifying a broken system

President Trump gives remarks after House and Senate Republicans reach a compromise on their tax overhaul.

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‘The Tunnel’: Depressing, Claustrophobic and Now a Terror Target

The passageway between busy subway lines in Times Square, often crowded shoulder to shoulder, became the destination of a would-be suicide bomber.

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BRIEF-PSE&G Says Learned That Its Customers May Be Affected By A Potential Data Breach Involving Systems Of Tio Networks

* PSE&G SAYS LEARNED THAT ITS CUSTOMERS MAY BE AFFECTED BY A POTENTIAL DATA BREACH INVOLVING SYSTEMS OF TIO NETWORKS

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Europe moves closer to own satnav system with latest Galileo launch

BERLIN, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Europe launched four more Galileo satellites on Tuesday, taking the number in orbit to 22 and moving a step closer to having its own navigation system, lessening its dependence on the U.S. Global Positioning System, or GPS.

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BRIEF-Alliance Data Systems Says Its Columbus, Ohio-Based Card Services Business To Launch Branded Credit Card For Guess? Inc

* ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS SAYS ITS COLUMBUS, OHIO-BASED CARD SERVICES BUSINESS TO LAUNCH NEW BRANDED CREDIT CARD FOR GUESS? INC - SEC FILING

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About New York: In a Bombing’s Aftermath, Doubling Down on the Everyday

After a man in a homemade suicide vest blew himself up near Times Square, New Yorkers kept their fears at bay and the subway turnstiles spinning.

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BRIEF-NCI Building Systems Announces Secondary Offering

* NCI BUILDING SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES SECONDARY OFFERING BY INVESTMENT FUNDS ASSOCIATED WITH CLAYTON DUBILIER & RICE, LLC

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Footage Shows Aftermath of ‘Attempted Terrorist Attack’ at New York Transit Hub

Four people were injured in an explosion in the passageway connecting the Times Square and Port Authority subway stations. A suspect is in custody.

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BRIEF-Phillips 66, Enbridge Announce Open Season For West Texas Crude Oil Pipeline System

* PHILLIPS 66 AND ENBRIDGE ANNOUNCE OPEN SEASON FOR WEST TEXAS CRUDE OIL PIPELINE SYSTEM

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Editorial: Opening Up New York’s Public Records

Governor Cuomo has a chance to champion government transparency by signing a bill to pick up legal fees when a request is wrongly denied.

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Passengers Face Hourslong Delays as Snowstorm Snarls Heathrow Airport

Passengers described scenes of confusion and frustration at Heathrow, one of the busiest airports in the world.

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Qatar goes ahead with $6.7 billion Typhoon combat jets deal with UK's BAE Systems

LONDON (Reuters) - BAE Systems and Qatar have entered into a contract valued at around 5 billion pounds ($6.7 billion) for the country to buy 24 Typhoon combat aircraft, the British defense group said on Sunday.

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After 'lock her up' chants, Trump cites 'rigged system'

President Donald Trump responded to chants of "lock her up" by citing the "rigged system," while speaking at a rally in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday night.

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Olympics: USOC says all systems go for Pyeongchang

(Reuters) - The United States Olympic Committee on Friday said it will send a full team to compete at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in February despite mixed messages this week from the White House about whether the U.S. would participate.

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BRIEF-Catalyst Midstream Partners Announces Binding Open Season for New Crude Oil Gathering System

* CATALYST MIDSTREAM PARTNERS, LLC ANNOUNCES BINDING OPEN SEASON FOR NEW CRUDE OIL GATHERING SYSTEM TO SERVE THE DELAWARE BASIN

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US unveils new travel advisory system

The State Department unveiled Friday a new system for communicating security risks associated with foreign travel in an effort to reduce confusion and protect US citizens abroad.

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U.S. delays rule on methane emissions from federal lands

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will delay an Obama-era rule limiting emissions of the powerful greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations on federal and tribal lands, it said on Thursday, a move slammed by environmentalists.

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BRIEF-Karen Singer Reports 5 Percent Passive Stake In Alaska Communications Systems As Of Dec 6

* KAREN SINGER REPORTS A 5 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP AS OF DECEMBER 6, 2017 - SEC FILING Source text : [ID:http://bit.ly/2jrmA5k] Further company coverage:

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France's Ubisoft delays three releases, back catalog sales remain strong

(Reuters) - French video game producer Ubisoft said on Thursday it was delaying the release of three games and lowering its 2017/18 sales goals while raising its targeted profit margin.

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Ubisoft delays three releases, lowers 2017/2018 sales outlook

(Reuters) - French video game producer Ubisoft said on Thursday it was delaying the release of three games and lowering its 2017/18 sales outlook.

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A New Push to Expand New York’s Childhood Sex Assault Law

Activists hope this will be the year that New York changes its limits on how long victims of child sex abuse have to sue their attackers.

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Short-seller Muddy Waters bets against OSI Systems

BOSTON (Reuters) - Carson Block, founder of short-seller Muddy Waters LLC, which gained prominence with a bet against a Chinese timber company, said he is shorting OSI Systems Inc, sending the...

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Short seller Muddy Waters betting against OSI Systems

BOSTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Carson Block, founder of short seller Muddy Waters LLC which rose to fame for betting against a Chinese timber company, on Wednesday said it is betting that the stock of OSI Systems Inc will tumble.

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UPS sees some delivery delays after surge in online holiday orders

(Reuters) - United Parcel Service said on Tuesday some deliveries were being delayed because of a surge in holiday online shopping orders during the peak shipping period.

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UPS faces delivery delays after online shopping frenzy

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International police operation shuts down 'Andromeda' malware system

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A joint operation involving Germany, the United States and Belarus has taken down a malware system known as "Andromeda" or "Gamarue" that infected more than 2 million computers globally, Europol said on Tuesday.

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International police operation shuts down "Andromeda" malware system

AMSTERDAM, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A joint operation involving Germany, the United States and Belarus has taken down a malware system known as "Andromeda" or "Gamarue" that infected more than 2 million computers globally, Europol said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Bureau Veritas: Strategic Alliance With Avitas Systems

* REG-BUREAU VERITAS: STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH AVITAS SYSTEMS, TO CREATE THE NEXT GENERATION OF INSPECTION SERVICES DRIVEN BY ADVANCED ANALYTICS.

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Trump delays announcement on whether U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will not announce a decision on Monday on whether he will again delay moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a White House spokesman said, despite Monday's deadline for doing so.

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Trump delays announcement on whether moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will not announce a decision on Monday on whether or not he will again delay moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a White House spokesman said, despite Monday's deadline for doing so.

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BMW says exhaust systems do not shut off in road conditions

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW on Monday rejected a media report that said the software in certain diesel models shut off a gas filtering system in certain road conditions, leading to excessive nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions.

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India fines Monsanto for delays in answering anti-trust questions

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's anti-trust regulator has fined Monsanto Co 15 million rupees ($233,000) for being too slow in replying to questions in a competition probe into the U.S. seeds company.

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UPDATE 3-Lexinfintech delays US IPO pricing as China reins in micro-loan sector -source

* New rules include ban on loans to borrowers with no income (Adds details on loans granted by Chinese micro lenders)

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UPDATE 2-Lexinfintech delays US IPO pricing as China reins in micro-loan sector -source

BEIJING, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Chinese consumer lending firm Lexinfintech will delay the pricing of its planned Nasdaq IPO to conduct more due diligence, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said - a move that comes after Beijing issued new rules to tighten control of the micro-loan sector.

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'Improper' for officials to slam justice system after Kate Steinle verdict, attorney says

It's "horribly improper" for politicians to attack the American criminal justice system, a top defense attorney told CNN after President Donald Trump slammed the not-guilty verdict in the case of an undocumented immigrant accused in the shooting death of a California woman.

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President Xi says China will not export its political system

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will not export its political system, President Xi Jinping told a forum for foreign political groups on Friday, as the ruling Communist Party seeks to boost its global image and take a more assertive international role.

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Craigslist founder: Democracy's immune system is in trouble

Throughout history, the media has been used to manipulate and influence political outcomes. Julius Caesar used war journaling, or a written firsthand account of war and its rationale, to justify the invasion and destruction of the Gallic tribes two millennia ago. His heir, Octavian, used a disinformation campaign to convince the Senate to declare war against Mark Antony.

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About New York: Politics in the Subways: Great When It Works, a Mess When It Doesn’t

The release of a new report suggesting breaking up the M.T.A. is a reminder that politics has not always been the cause of subway woes. In fact, it has occasionally helped.

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U.S. stock trading audit system delayed by hack fears

Nov 30 (Reuters) - A long-delayed trading database meant to help regulators police stock and options markets faces further setbacks as the U.S. Congress considers whether it is secure enough to keep out cyber criminals.

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U.S. military indefinitely delays ban on cluster bombs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon will indefinitely delay a ban on the use of older types of cluster bombs due to take effect on Jan. 1, 2019, officials say, arguing safety advances in munitions technology had failed to advance enough to replace older stockpiles.

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Europe's top biotech expects delays from drugs watchdog's HQ move

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's biggest biotechnology company, Denmark's Genmab, expects some delays to regional drug approvals as the European Medicines Agency is uprooted from London to Amsterdam.

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See Why New York’s Ferries Are So Popular

Ride down the East River from Astoria to Wall Street, and find out why New York’s new ferry service has been filled beyond early projections.

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Rebuild New York Subways Under New Leadership, Report Urges

An influential urban research group is calling for creating a state-controlled corporation with one mission: overhauling the aging subway system.

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Mediator: A Failure of the Network News Star System

What did Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose and Bill O’Reilly have in common? They were encouraged to be larger-than-life characters before their sudden falls.

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Venezuela systematically abused foes in 2017 protests: rights groups

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela "systematically" abused anti-government protesters this year, two rights groups said on Wednesday, including through beatings, firing tear gas canisters in closed areas and forcing detainees to eat food tainted with excrement.

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BRIEF-Boston Scientific announces update on Lotus Edgeâ„¢ Aortic Valve System

* BOSTON SCIENTIFIC ANNOUNCES UPDATE ON LOTUS EDGEâ„¢ AORTIC VALVE SYSTEM

Roads and Traffic nytimes.com

New York’s Tilt Toward Congestion Pricing Was Years in the Making

For decades, the plan to reduce traffic by charging drivers in crowded zones in Manhattan has been revived again and again.

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About New York: Pushing New Yorkers Beyond the End of the Line

Transit has been a boon for real estate, but a bust for riders who can’t afford rising rents near subways, and must endure hourslong commutes to work.

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Trump administration warns of CFPB disruptions in court filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration warned that granting a temporary restraining order to prevent the president from naming an interim director of the U.S. consumer finance watchdog would be an extraordinary intrusion into the executive branch and harm the agency.

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Hip fracture surgery delays tied to higher odds of death

(Reuters Health) - Many patients with fractured hips don’t get surgery quickly enough to avoid an increased risk of complications and death, a Canadian study suggests.

Suits and Litigation (Civil) nytimes.com

Rebuking Uber Lawyers, Judge Delays Trade Secrets Trial

A letter written on behalf of a former Uber employee detailed secretive efforts inside the company to monitor competitors and hide information.

Nuclear Tests nytimes.com

Hawaii Brings Back a Cold War-Era Nuclear Warning System

Monthly tests are the latest in similar readiness steps by Hawaii amid renewed tensions between the United States and North Korea.

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Trump administration warns of consumer protection panel disruptions in court filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration warned that granting a temporary restraining order to prevent the president from naming an interim director of the U.S. consumer watchdog would be an extraordinary intrusion into the executive branch and harm the agency.

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U.S. judge says Uber withheld evidence, delays Waymo trial

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday said Uber Technologies Inc "withheld evidence from me" and granted a request from Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit to delay a trade secrets trial that had been scheduled to begin next week.

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Trump administration warns of disruptions in court filing on consumer protection panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has warned that granting a temporary restraining order against the president for control of the U.S. consumer watchdog agency would be an extraordinary intrusion into the executive branch and harm the agency.

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Anglo-Dutch Unilever favors single home, but delays choice

LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever favours creating a single corporate structure, but is delaying a choice between its British and Dutch bases, the consumer goods group said on Tuesday, in part because of the heightened political sensitivity of the decision due to Brexit.

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UPDATE 2-Anglo-Dutch Unilever favours single home, but delays choice

* Says review ongoing and no deadline for a decision (Adds comments, bullet points)

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Unilever leans towards single structure, delays choice of location

LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever sees a single corporate structure as in the best interests of the company and its shareholders, but has not yet made a decision to pursue one, it said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Unilever leans towards single structure, delays choice of location

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Unilever sees a single corporate structure as in the best interests of the company and its shareholders, but has not yet made a decision to pursue one, it said on Tuesday.

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Diplomats search for way to save trade system after U.S. vetoes judges

GENEVA (Reuters) - Diplomats are searching for ways to prevent the global trade dispute resolution system from freezing up, after the Trump administration blocked appointments to the body that acts as the supreme court for global trade.

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U.S. Labor Department delays final part of fiduciary rule

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Labor issued an 18-month-delay on Monday for key parts of its retirement rule, including one that would require brokers to ask clients if they feel that...

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University delays talk by ex-White House official after lawsuit threat

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts university delayed a planned talk on Monday by Anthony Scaramucci, who had a brief and tumultuous stint as White House spokesman, after he threatened to sue its student newspaper over a critical column.

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A Tired Brooklyn Transit Hub Is Finally Getting Attention

New York City officials aim to transform Broadway Junction from a pass-through to a destination stop with offices, stores, restaurants and other amenities.

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Names purged from FBI background check system for gun buying

Tens of thousands of names were removed from the national criminal background check database this year after the FBI narrowed its interpretation of who is a "fugitive from justice," according to an administration official.

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BRIEF-California Nanotechnologies announces contract with SPS System

* California Nanotechnologies announces new contract from chip fabrication customer and installation of large production SPS System Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780)

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Justice Dept. Orders Review of Background Check System for Gun Buyers

Jeff Sessions, the attorney general, said that the mass shooting in Texas this month showed that “relevant information may not be getting reported” to the database.

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Jeff Sessions orders review of gun background check system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a review of a government database used for background checks on gun buyers, after a man who killed 26 people in a Texas church was left off the system despite having a criminal record.

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U.S. attorney general orders review of gun background check system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a review of a government database used for background checks on gun buyers, after a man who killed 26 people in a Texas church was left off the system despite having a criminal record.

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Sessions orders review of background check system, citing Texas church shooting

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a comprehensive review of the national database that houses background checks.

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UK to seek to cut plastic waste through tax system, charges: Hammond

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government will look into ways to reduce plastic waste through the tax system and charges on single-use plastic items, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday during his budget speech to parliament.

Subways nytimes.com

Editorial: Who to Blame for Your Subway Nightmare

Here’s a hint: You probably voted for them.

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BRIEF-Sunlink Health Systems announces commencement of tender offer to repurchase up to 1,562,500 of its common shares at a price of $1.60 per share

* Sunlink Health Systems Inc announces commencement of tender offer to repurchase up to 1,562,500 of its common shares at a price of $1.60 per share

Subways nytimes.com

Amid Crisis, Toronto Transit Chief Is Named to Run New York Subway

The new leader of the subway, Andy Byford, faces the daunting task of improving a system that has been starved of the money to pay for basic maintenance.

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UPDATE 3-Campbell Soup warns of weak Q2 profit due to carrot supply delays

* Expects FY 2018 adj. EPS $2.95 to $3.02 vs. est of $3.05. (Adds Q2 profit expectations, CFO quote; updates share move)

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BRIEF-Capstar Financial delivers letter to Board of Governors of Federal Reserve System ​

* Capstar Financial Holdings says on Nov 20, ‍counsel for Co delivered letter to Board Of Governors of Federal Reserve System ​- SEC filing

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BRIEF-ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS' ‍PRECIMA SIGNS LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH LOBLAW COS LTD

* ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS CORP - ‍PRECIMA SIGNED A NEW LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH LOBLAW COMPANIES LIMITED​

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BRIEF-FSB adds RBC to list of systemically important banks, drops BPCE

* Financial Stability Board says adds Royal Bank of Canada to list of global systemically important banks, drops Groupe BPCE

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Failing Subway Threatens New York’s Financial Future, M.T.A. Chief Says

Joseph J. Lhota, the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, said in an interview that he wants to instill wholesale change in how the subways are managed.

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Meet the first interstellar visitor to our solar system

On October 19, the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii spotted something strange zooming through our solar system. It turned out to be a visitor from beyond our solar system, and it's unlike anything astronomers have seen before.

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UPDATE 2-Zions Bancorp seeks to shed 'systemically important' tag

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Zions Bancorp on Monday said it would become the first bank to attempt to shake off its "systemically important" regulatory label, which carries with it heightened oversight and capital requirements.

New York City nytimes.com

New York Today: New York Today: How Did the Subways Get So Bad?

Monday: An investigation examining the root of our subway woes, the Secret Science Club, and things to be thankful for.

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System Failure: How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways

Disruptions and delays have roiled the system this year. But the crisis was long in the making, fueled by a litany of errors, a Times investigation shows.

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BRIEF-Apple to delay HomePod speaker system until "early 2018"- CNBC‍​

* Apple to delay HomePod speaker system until "early 2018"- CNBC‍​

Subways nytimes.com

About New York: In the Best of Times, the Worst of Rides

New York is booming with jobs and new residents, yet the number of people taking the subway has fallen, as a system burdened by debt and bad management fails.

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Chandeliers and propaganda: Inside North Korea's metro system

Buried 100 meters (328 feet) underground, the Pyongyang Metro is one of the deepest commuter systems in the world. It's also one of the world's most mysterious.

Meek Mill (Rapper) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Jay-Z: Meek Mill and the Absurdity of the Criminal Justice System

He’s being stalked by the probation system, which considers the smallest misstep a reason to lock people back up.

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BRIEF-Dassault Systemes completes tender offer for Exa at price of $24.25 per share

* DASSAULT SYSTÈMES SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES TENDER OFFER FOR EXA CORPORATION

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UPDATE 3-Venezuela ruled in default by trade group after bond payment delays

CARACAS, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Venezuela's cash-strapped leftist government has defaulted on sovereign debt and bonds issued by state oil firm PDVSA after failing to make timely payments, a New York-based derivatives group ruled on Thursday.

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Meek Mill case shows vengeful aspect of justice system

Imagine being a father, excited to surprise your son with the ultimate gift: a weekend at Disneyland. But before you can buy tickets, pack your bags, or even begin to imagine the ear-to-ear grin on his face when you tell him, you -- a grown man -- have to ask permission from your probation officer. That's exactly the type of everyday experience that Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill, whose full name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, has struggled with for the last 10 years after coming home from prison.

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U.S. industrial output surges as hurricane-related disruptions fade

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial production recorded its biggest increase in six months in October as the drag from hurricane-related disruptions unwound, but the underlying growth trend in output at the nation's factories, mines and utility plants remained moderate.

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WRAPUP 2-U.S. industrial output surges as hurricane-related disruptions fade

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial production recorded its biggest increase in six months in October as the drag from hurricane-related disruptions unwound, but the underlying growth trend in output at the nation's factories, mines and utility plants remained moderate.

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Rohingya Were Raped Systematically by Myanmar’s Military, Report Says

Human Rights Watch found that the raping of Rohingya Muslim women and girls was even more widespread than earlier suspected.

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Subway Ridership Falls as M.T.A. Scrambles to Improve Service

Even as the New York City’s population grows and new jobs are added, both subway and bus ridership have fallen, partly as a result of faltering service.

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Ohio delays another execution after struggling to find vein

(Reuters) - The Ohio government delayed the planned execution of a 69-year-old convicted murderer on Wednesday after officials were unable to find a suitable vein in the inmate, who is sick with cancer and other diseases, the Columbus Dispatch newspaper reported.

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BRIEF-‍U.S. Navy awards Raytheon a $79 mln contract to develop new advanced telemetry system

* Raytheon Co says ‍U.S. Navy awarded co a $79 million contract to develop a new advanced telemetry system for U.S. Navy's Range Support Aircraft​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC chair says does not support call for delay to new regulatory audit system

NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The Chairman of the U.S. securities regulator said on Tuesday he did not support an industry request that had cited cyber security concerns to delay the rollout of a massive new database aimed at helping the regulator better police markets.

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BRIEF-Sunlink Health Systems announces Q1 loss per share $0.03

* Q1 revenue $13.36 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Sparton Corp awarded contracts for maritime payload delivery systems

* Sparton awarded contracts for maritime payload delivery systems

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BRIEF-Elbit Systems reports Q3 non-gaap earnings of $1.57 per share

* Q3 backlog of orders at $7.6 billion​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Israel's Elbit Systems Q3 profit up as defence budgets grow

TEL AVIV, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems reported higher third-quarter net profit on Tuesday and said its backlog of orders has expanded due to growing defence budgets in its target markets.

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BRIEF-Ballard Power Systems says it ‍signed ‍development agreement with Siemens AG

* SIGNED AGREEMENT WITH SIEMENS AG FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ZERO-EMISSION FUEL CELL ENGINE TO FOR SIEMENS' MIREO LIGHT RAIL TRAIN​

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BRIEF-Citrix Systems authorizes aggregate $2 billion share repurchase

* Board authorized co to repurchase upto additional $1.7 billion of Citrix common stock, for total repurchase authorization over $2 billion.​

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Senate reaches deal to cut number of systemically important banks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators said on Monday they had reached a tentative deal to cut the number of banks labeled systemically risky, in a major step forward for efforts to roll back regulations enacted following the 2008 financial crisis.

Veterans nytimes.com

Veterans Claiming Disability Pay Face Wall of Denials and Delays

More than 470,000 veterans who have been denied benefits have appealed, but they face an antiquated system where processing cases can take years, even decades.

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BRIEF-TransEnterix says Florida hospital to purchase company's Senhance Surgical Robotic System​

* TransEnterix Inc - ‍announced that Florida hospital entered into an agreement to purchase company's Senhance Surgical Robotic System​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Imex Systems announces addition to its board

* Imex Systems Inc announces addition to the board achieving listing compliance Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-GlaxoSmithkline receives European marketing authorisation for self-injectable formulation of Benlysta for treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus

* RECEIVES EUROPEAN MARKETING AUTHORISATION FOR SELF-INJECTABLE FORMULATION OF BENLYSTA FOR TREATMENT OF SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS​

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He Draws New York’s Skyline From Memory

Join the artist Stephen Wiltshire at the Empire State Building as he draws the New York skyline after spending less than an hour observing it by helicopter.

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Australian publisher delays book alleging China influence in Australia

BEIJING (Reuters) - One of Australia's largest independent publishers said it decided to delay the publication of a book which alleges widespread Chinese government influence in Australian institutions due to legal concerns.

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Air Force silence on shooter's record reflects systemic problem, sources say

The US Air Force's failure to properly document Texas gunman Devin Kelley's 2012 court martial conviction for assault on his wife and their child in a federal database used for firearm sale background checks reflects a systemic problem with the Department of Defense's system for sharing critical case information with the FBI, several former FBI and military agents told CNN.

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Tech stocks tug Wall Street lower; investors fret about U.S. tax cut delays

(Reuters) - Wall Street stocks dropped on Thursday, weighed down by losses in Microsoft and other technology issues, as investors turned their attention to a U.S. Senate Republican plan that would delay expected corporate tax cuts.

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US STOCKS-Tech stocks tug Wall St lower; investors fret about U.S. tax cut delays

* Indexes end down: Dow 0.43 pct, S&P 0.38 pct, Nasdaq 0.58 pct (Updates with detail on Nvidia's stock move)

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Tech tugs Wall Street lower, investors fret about tax cut delays

(Reuters) - Wall Street stocks dropped on Thursday, weighed down by losses in Microsoft and other technology issues as investors turned their attention to a U.S. Senate Republican plan that would delay corporate tax cuts that investors want very much.

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Tech pulls Wall Street lower, investors fret about tax cut delays

(Reuters) - Wall Street dropped on Thursday, weighed down by losses in Apple Inc and other technology stocks as investors turned their attention to a U.S. Senate Republican plan that would delay corporate tax cuts that investors want very much.

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US STOCKS-Tech pulls Wall St lower, investors fret about tax cut delays

* Indexes down: Dow 0.48 pct, S&P 0.45 pct, Nasdaq 0.73 pct (Updates to late afternoon)

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Senate plan delays corporate tax cut, won't repeal Obamacare mandate: senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans' version of a tax cut bill will delay corporate rate cuts by one year to take effect in 2019, and will not include a repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate, Republican Senate Finance Committee member Bill Cassidy said.

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BRIEF-Jack Dorsey says Twitter verification policy system broken, needs reconsideration

* Jack Dorsey says Twitter agents following verification policy correctly, "but we realized some time ago the system is broken" & needs to be reconsidered - Tweet Further company coverage:

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Wall St. retreats on worries over delays in tax-cut plan

(Reuters) - The S&P and the Nasdaq were on track to post their biggest one-day percentage losses in about two weeks as doubts on whether Republican would be a able to pulloff their promised tax-cut plan weighed on the markets.

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US STOCKS-Wall St retreats on worries over delays in tax-cut plan

* Indexes down: Dow 0.36 pct, S&P 0.34 pct, Nasdaq 0.49 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

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UPDATE 1-UK regulator delays banning jailed Libor trader Tom Hayes

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Britain's markets regulator said on Wednesday it would postpone banning jailed former trader Tom Hayes from the financial services industry until an investigation into his conviction has been completed.

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BRIEF-SECOND SIGHT RECEIVES FDA EXPEDITED ACCESS PATHWAY DESIGNATION FOR ORION SYSTEM

* SECOND SIGHT RECEIVES FDA EXPEDITED ACCESS PATHWAY DESIGNATION FOR THE ORION CORTICAL VISUAL PROSTHESIS SYSTEM

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EU plans credit system, fines to push low-emission car production

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union proposed tougher car emissions targets on Wednesday including a credit system for carmakers to encourage production of electric vehicles and fines for exceeding carbon dioxide limits.

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UPDATE 2-EU plans credit system, fines to push low-emission car production

* Plans mirror moves in low emission leader California (Updates with package published, quotes, details)

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Indonesia plans automated system to flag contentious Internet material

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia plans to launch in January a new automated system using 44 servers to help block websites displaying content such as pornography or extremist ideology, a communications ministry official said on Wednesday.

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Sweden seeks to buy $1 billion U.S. Patriot air defense missile system

STOCKHOLM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sweden will start negotiations on a $1.2 billion Raytheon Co Patriot air defense missile system, as interest in missile defense systems strengthens amid heightened regional tensions and ballistic missile technology improves globally.

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Sweden seeks to buy $1 bln U.S. Patriot air defence missile system

STOCKHOLM, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Sweden will start negotiations with a view to buying U.S. company Raytheon's Patriot air defence missile system, the Swedish Government said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Hurricanes cause disruptions in Tapestry's Florida facility in Q1

* Tapestry- Movement of mid-autumn festival, reduced Chinese tourist flows, stockouts and shortages of certain products hurt sales in Q1 -conf call

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BRIEF-3D systems says BMW awarded new 3-year contract to company

* 3D Systems Says BMW Awarded A New 3-Year Contract To 3D Systems

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BRIEF-Imex Systems' ‍Daniel Crandall has resigned as CFO

* ‍Daniel Crandall has resigned as Chief Financial Officer and Martin Bernholtz and Pradeep Sood have resigned as directors​

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Just Tuning In to New York’s Elections? Here’s a Rundown of the Races

A primer on the most important races in the region, who’s running, and where they stand on the issues.

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BRIEF-Aehr Test Systems reports order for abts-pi burn-in and test system

* Aehr Test Systems announces order for abts-piâ„¢ burn-in and test system from new semiconductor manufacturing customer in china

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BRIEF-SAIC awarded $980 mln battlefield systems contract by U.S. Army

* SAIC awarded $980 million ‘battlefield systems’ contract by U.S. Army

Corruption (Institutional) nytimes.com

Saudi Crown Prince’s Mass Purge Upends a Longstanding System

The move appeared to be the most sweeping shift in governance the kingdom has experienced for more than eight decades.

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BRIEF-Citrix Systems Inc files for a potential mixed shelf offering size undisclosed‍​

* Citrix Systems Inc files for a potential mixed shelf offering; size undisclosed‍​ Source text (http://bit.ly/2hC5uAT) Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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U.S. job growth seen surging after storm-related disruptions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth likely rebounded sharply in October after hurricane-related disruptions depressed employment in September, in a move that could seal the case for an interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve in December even as wage growth probably slowed.

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Warren says DNC system was tipped in Clinton's favor

Sen. Elizabeth Warren believes that the Democratic National Committee was "rigged" in favor of former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the 2016 primary.

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BRIEF-Saputo expects NAFTA 'tweaks' to Canada dairy system

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Saputo CEO Lino Saputo Jr., speaking on a conference call with analysts:

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BRIEF-Community Health Systems says ecxpands divestiture plan

* Says pursuing sale of hospitals accounting for at least $2 billion of net revenue

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BRIEF-CBOE Global Markets buys assets of Silexx Financial Systems

* CBOE Global Markets acquires assets of Silexx Financial Systems

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Trump: US justice system is a laughingstock

President Trump called for "quick" and "strong" justice for terror suspects in the wake of the deadly New York City truck attack, adding that the way the US punishes terrorists is "a laughingstock." CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

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UPDATE 5-Tesla stock falls on Model 3 delays, biggest-ever quarterly loss

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Wednesday pushed back its target for volume production on its new Model 3 sedan by about three months, saying it was difficult to predict how long it would take to fix all production bottlenecks.

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UPDATE 4-Tesla stock falls on Model 3 delays, biggest-ever quarterly loss

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Wednesday pushed back its target for volume production on its new Model 3 sedan by about three months, saying it was difficult to predict how long it would take to fix all production bottlenecks.

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Tesla stock falls on Model 3 delays, biggest-ever quarterly loss

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Wednesday pushed back its target for volume production on its new Model 3 sedan by about three months, saying it was difficult to predict how long it would take to fix all production bottlenecks.

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Tesla delays Model 3 volume production amid biggest-ever quarterly loss

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Wednesday pushed back its target for volume production on its new Model 3 sedan by about three months, saying that while progress fixing bottlenecks was made, it was difficult to predict how long it would take for all production issues to be fixed.

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Tesla reports biggest-ever quarterly loss, Model 3 delays

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc racked up a $619 million loss in the third quarter, its biggest-ever, driving its shares sharply lower as the electric-car maker spends to speed up production of its more affordable Model 3 sedan.

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BRIEF-CSG Systems International reports Q3 non-GAAP earnings per share $0.64

* CSG Systems International reports results for third quarter 2017

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Trump says justice system is a laughing stock

President Donald Trump called for "quick justice" and "strong justice" for terror suspects in the wake of the deadly New York City attack.

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Cash-starved Sears putting everything on sale

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UPDATE 1-Spirit AeroSystems' profit in-line but margins decline

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc on Wednesday posted a decline in quarterly operating margins, hurt by lower maintenance, repair and overhaul services sales.

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BRIEF-‍BAE Systems begins production of long range anti-ship missile sensor​

* ‍BAE Systems says begins production of long range anti-ship missile sensor​

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Senators to introduce bill to boost cyber defenses of voting systems

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators plans to introduce legislation on Tuesday seeking to boost the cyber defenses of state election systems, after warnings from senior U.S. officials that future elections may be vulnerable to foreign interference.

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Senators to introduce bill to protect state voting systems from hacking

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators plans to introduce legislation on Tuesday seeking to boost the cyber defenses of state election systems, after warnings from senior U.S. officials that future elections may be vulnerable to foreign interference.

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BRIEF-HKT Trust's PCCW Global in consortium with Amazon, Facebook, NTT and others to build cable system

* Says its PCCW Global in consortium with Amazon, Facebook, NTT Communications, PLDT and Softbank to build cable system, aims to ready-for-service in early 2020

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Top banks and R3 build blockchain-based payments system

LONDON (Reuters) - Fintech firm R3 and 22 of the world's biggest banks have together developed an international payments system that would allow existing central bank currencies and any new digital ones to be transacted via the blockchain, R3 said on Tuesday.

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South Korea and China End Dispute Over Missile Defense System

The agreement would revive economic and other ties, which came under severe strain after the deployment of the Thaad system.

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Kelly reacts to indictments: 'Let the legal justice system work'

White House chief of staff John Kelly said the reaction of the Trump administration to the news of Monday's indictments is to "let the legal justice system work."

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BRIEF-Imex Systems intends warrant extension

* Term shall be extended such that 1,823,364 warrants shall be amended to expire December 31, 2018

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U.S. pressure delays Israel's 'Greater Jerusalem' bill: legislator

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. pressure delayed an Israeli ministerial vote on Sunday on a proposed bill that Washington fears entails annexation of Jewish settlements near Jerusalem, an Israeli lawmaker said.

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Trilobites: Astronomers Race to Study a Mystery Object From Outside Our Solar System

The object, faster than known asteroids or comets, was first spotted by a telescope in Hawaii, and is leaving just as quickly as it arrived.

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This may be our first visitor from another solar system

Astronomers around the world are trying to track down a small, fast-moving object that is zipping through our solar system.

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BRIEF-Community Health Systems says division President Michael Portacci retires

* Community Health Systems announces retirement of division president michael portacci Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Exchanges in talks with U.S. SEC to delay new audit system -sources

NEW YORK, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Stock exchanges are in talks with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to possibly delay the rollout of a new system aimed at helping the regulator better police the markets, sources familiar with matter the told Reuters.

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Editorial: Scrapping MetroCards Isn’t Vital, but Any Subway Fix Will Do

Are there more important things to do? Sure, but amenities matter. They show passengers that improvements are indeed in the works.

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M.T.A. Will Ban Alcohol Advertising on Buses and Subways

The transportation authority said the social benefits of deterring underage drinking outweighed the loss of revenue.

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Brazil signs agreement for system to speed up imports of agrochemicals

SAO PAULO, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Brazil's Agriculture Ministry has signed an agreement for use of a system of the national revenue service that will speed up imports of products used in agriculture, such as agrochemicals and fertilizers, through the Port of Santos, Brazil's busiest, according to a statement on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-FLIR Systems says Q3 GAAP earnings per share $0.46

* FLIR Systems announces third quarter 2017 financial results

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BRIEF-ZIMMER BIOMET ‍ANNOUNCES U.S. LAUNCH OF VITALITY+, VITAL SPINAL FIXATION SYSTEMS​

* ‍ANNOUNCES U.S. LAUNCH OF VITALITY+ AND VITAL SPINAL FIXATION SYSTEMS​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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EU delays decision on herbicide glyphosate

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU countries failed on Wednesday to vote on a license extension for weedkiller glyphosate, delaying again a decision on the widely used herbicide that critics say could cause cancer.

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UPDATE 1-EU delays decision on herbicide glyphosate

BRUSSELS, Oct 25 (Reuters) - EU countries failed on Wednesday to vote on a licence extension for weedkiller glyphosate, delaying again a decision on the widely used herbicide that critics say could cause cancer.

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EU delays decision on license for weedkiller glyphosate

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU countries failed on Wednesday to vote on a license extension for weedkiller glyphosate, delaying again a politically charged decision on the widely used herbicide that critics say causes cancer.

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EU delays decision on licence for weedkiller glyphosate

BRUSSELS, Oct 25 (Reuters) - EU countries failed on Wednesday to vote on a licence extension for weedkiller glyphosate, delaying again a politically charged decision on the widely used herbicide that critics say causes cancer.

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BRIEF-Zicom Group says settlement agreement has been reached​ on ‍lawsuit filed by Luminex Corporation against Curiox Biosystems

* Refers to ‍lawsuit filed by luminex corporation against curiox biosystems; advises settlement agreement has been reached​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Iraqi Kurdistan parliament delays presidential elections by eight months

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Elections for the presidency and parliament of Iraq's Kurdistan region set for Nov. 1 have been delayed by eight months, the regional parliament announced on Tuesday.

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Ryanair delays plans limiting carry on bags until January

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair will delay plans forcing non-priority customers to place any second larger carry-on bags in the hold to allow passengers "more time to familiarize themselves with the changes," it said on Tuesday.

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WADA to investigate claims of systematic doping in China

(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will investigate allegations by a retired physician that systematic doping took place in Chinese sport during the 1980s and 1990s, the international anti-doping agency said in a statement.

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BRIEF-ONEOK announces west Texas LPG system expansion into the Delaware basin

* ONEOK announces west Texas LPG system expansion into the Delaware basin Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Ansaldo STS says ‍in respect to Metro System Red Line contract, has requested refund of payments of about 35 million euros

* Ansaldo STS says ‍in respect to Metro System Red Line contract has requested refund of payments for an amount of about EUR 35 million​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Osi systems says CEO Deepak Chopra's 2017 total compensation was $7.1 mln

* Osi Systems Inc says CEO Deepak Chopra's 2017 total compensation was $7.1 million versus $6.9 million in 2016 – SEC filing‍​ Source text - (http://bit.ly/2yIYIlC) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Dynatronics to be exclusive U.S. distributor for Zimmer Medizinsysteme's certain therapy equipment

* Dynatronics announces strategic alliance partnership with Zimmer Medizinsysteme

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New York to Replace MetroCard With Modern Way to Pay Transit Fares

New York’s transit system is expected to replace the MetroCard with a technology that can accommodate cellphones and certain kinds of credit or debit cards.

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BRIEF-United Therapeutics announces FDA approval of third generation nebulizer for the Tyvaso inhalation system

* United Therapeutics announces FDA approval of third generation nebulizer for the Tyvaso inhalation system

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Scrambling to Fix the Subway: Slow Progress, but Much Work Remains

Officials say they are aggressively addressing the problems that plague the subway system, but the sense of frustration among riders is still palpable.

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Court delays undocumented teen's abortion

A federal appeals court Friday ruled that an undocumented teenage immigrant held in detention in Texas may obtain an abortion, but it delayed the process, giving the Trump administration 11 days to find a sponsor to take custody of the girl beforehand.

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Exclusive: New data shows race disparities in Canada's bail system

TORONTO (Reuters) - Black people in Canada’s most populous province spent longer behind bars awaiting trial than white people charged with many of the same categories of crimes in each of the past five years, according to data obtained by Reuters.

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In the Running: She’s a Conservative Who Loves Cher. Could She Be New York’s Next Mayor?

The mayoral candidate faces long odds to unseat the Democrat incumbent, Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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BRIEF-UQM TECHNOLOGIES COLLABORATES WITH LIGHTNING SYSTEMS FOR THE EQVM PROGRAM BY FORD MOTOR

* UQM Technologies - ‍announces collaboration with Lightning Systems for Advanced Fuel Qualified Vehicle Modifier (eQVM) program by Ford Motor Company​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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As U.S. Confronts Internet’s Disruptions, China Feels Vindicated

It censors online expression, but it has also taken a hard line against fake news, hacking and deception.

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Some mothers may not seek early help for kids with developmental delays

(Reuters Health) - When mothers trust their friends and neighbors more than doctors or struggle to access or afford care, they may be less likely to seek out medical help for young kids with developmental delays, a small U.S. study suggests.

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BRIEF-Ultra Electronics awarded $16 mln in contracts for hippag stores ejections systems​

* ‍ULTRA ELECTRONICS PCS AWARDED $16M IN CONTRACTS FOR ADDITIONAL HIPPAG STORES EJECTIONS SYSTEMS​

Cyberwarfare and Defense nytimes.com

Wary of Hackers, States Move to Upgrade Voting Systems

New equipment and security protocols are part of the response to Russian meddling in 2016. But lack of money is an obstacle.

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BRIEF-Miragen Therapeutics presents new data suggesting positive impact from systemically administered MRG-106

* Miragen Therapeutics presents new clinical data suggesting positive impact from systemically administered MRG-106 on mycosis fungoides form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma at EORTC global task force meeting

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Trump admin delays decision on Boeing-Iran deal

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Equifax says systems not compromised in latest cyber scare

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Thursday that one of its third-party vendors had been running malicious code on one its web pages, but that the credit reporting agency was not the subject of another cyber attack and its systems were not compromised.

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UPDATE 3-Equifax says systems not compromised in latest cyber scare

NEW YORK, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Thursday that one of its third-party vendors had been running malicious code on one its web pages, but that the credit reporting agency was not the subject of another cyber attack and its systems were not compromised.

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Subway Delays Cost New Yorkers Millions Annually, Report Finds

A study by the city’s Independent Budget Office estimated weekday subway delays resulted in $307 million of lost work time in a 12-month period.

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Earthlings test warning system as asteroid flies by

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - An asteroid the size of a school bus flew remarkably near Earth on Thursday, providing scientists with an opportunity to test the warning systems that would kick in if a space collision was coming.

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DHS explores ways to transform immigration system without Congress

Even as the Trump administration is asking Congress to approve a tough overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, the Department of Homeland Security is also quietly exploring ways it could transform the US immigration system on its own.

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U.N. bans four ships over North Korea coal, U.S. delays four more

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council has banned four ships from ports globally for carrying coal from North Korea, including one vessel that also had ammunition, but the United States postponed a bid to blacklist four others pending further investigation.

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BRIEF-Driver’s license data for around 10.9 mln Americans were compromised during Equifax Inc's system breach - WSJ‍​, citing sources

* Driver’s license data for around 10.9 million Americans were compromised during the breach of Equifax Inc’s systems - WSJ​, citing sources Source text: http://on.wsj.com/2hAqMxG Further company coverage:

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U.N. bans four ships over North Korea contraband, U.S. delays four more

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council has banned four ships from ports globally for carrying cargo from North Korea, including one vessel that had ammunition, but the United States postponed a bid to blacklist four others pending further investigation.